Written and edited by social gerontologists, and focusing on everyday experiences, these essays draw from original case studies to look at the diverse ways of growing and being older.
- Collects ten original essays on the aging experience, written by prominent social gerontologists.
- Highlights diverse ways of growing and being older.
- Offers detailed portraits of a broad range of experiences, including those of the homeless, the retirement community, sexual nonconformists, and the disabled.
- Addresses stereotypes of the aging process and provides diverse examples of individual experiences.
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